Public 2 Year

East Arkansas Community College

Forrest City, Arkansas

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East Arkansas Community College overview
Location Forrest City, Arkansas
Online eacc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
East Arkansas Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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East Arkansas Community College (EACC), founded in 1974, is a public two-year institution located in Forrest City, Arkansas, approximately 45 miles west of Memphis, Tennessee. EACC?s campus is characterized by its modern design with a focus on accessibility to support a diverse student body. The college provides educational opportunities across various fields, with notable programs in health sciences and applied technologies being among the most pursued. While EACC maintains an open admissions policy, reflecting a less selective application process, it emphasizes a commitment to academic rigor and support. Student housing is not available on campus; however, the college strives to accommodate local and commuting students alike. EACC does not have a high profile athletic program, focusing primarily on their academic and technical offerings to prepare students for the workforce or transfer to four-year institutions.

East Arkansas Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  341 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 838 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $2,940 plus fees of $270.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for East Arkansas Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,200
Other Fees$270
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,150
Other Expenses Budget$4,870
Total One Year Cost$17,130

Arkansas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for East Arkansas Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,200
Other Fees$270
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,150
Budget for Other Expenses$4,870
Total One Year Cost$17,430

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$24,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by East Arkansas Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 41%
Health Professions 16%
Engineering Technology 15%
Business 15%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106883 IPEDS survey data for East Arkansas Community College.

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